The Theme for 2020 Contest: “Can’t Touch This – The Danger Zone”

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Any student enrolled at the elementary or middle grade levels (plus High School for Divisions IV and V only) in a public, parochial, charter, or other private school in New York State may submit an entry, provided that the student is from a school in which there is a current member in good standing of the New York Association for Pupil Transportation or is from a school served by a private contractor that is a member in good standing in NYAPT. Questions about member status can be addressed by the NYAPT office: 518-463-4937.

The New York Association for Pupil Transportation operates the New York School Bus Safety Poster Contest in accordance with guidelines and rules set out by the National School Bus Safety Week Committee. Deadlines for submittal of poster entries are established to ensure our ability to judge and select posters for entry into the national competition.

CATEGORIES Posters may be submitted under five categories. Note that First, Second, and Third place winning posters will be selected from each division, as follows:  Division #1 – Grades K-2  Division #2 – Grades 3-5  Division #3 – Grades 6-8  Division #4 – Special Education  Division #5 – CAD (Computer Aided Drawing) (NOTE: May include high school entries)  Division #6 – Driver, Monitor and Attendant

DEADLINE DATE All posters must first be submitted to and judged by the local NYAPT chapters in the area in which the posters were originally drawn. Do Not Send Posters directly to the state or the national association. Each Chapter is eligible to submit ONE poster entry for each Division. Consult local chapters for deadlines for local contests. Posters judged and selected by each chapter for entry into the State Contest must be received by the NYAPT office before June 6, 2020 and should be sent to: School Bus Safety Poster Contest 1764 Route 9 / PO Box 356 Clifton Park, N.Y. 12065 NO POSTER ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE DEADLINE DATE OF June 6, 2020

REQUIRED: ALL Entries must have affixed to the back of the poster the Official Entry Form included on the last page of these instructions. Failure to include that form or use of a different form will disqualify the poster entry.